Lessons help players to get their game on

If you are looking for a new hobby or new way to keep your mind sharp, the Johnson County Park and Recreation District 50 Plus Program has a few ways to do that with game lessons.

• “Intro to Mah Jongg.” Learn the basics of this classic tabletop game from an experienced instructor. Each player receives a current Mah Jongg card to take home. Class takes place at the Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse, 9101 Nall Ave., Prairie Village. The four week, two-hour session begins at 10 a.m. Monday, April 4. Costs are $47 Johnson County residents, $51 nonresidents.

• “Beginning Bridge.” Learn the basics of bidding, scoring and the play of the hand. Price includes Audrey Grant’s “Bidding in the 21st Century.” An eight-week session meets weekly on Tuesdays for 90 minutes beginning at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 15. Costs: $81/$89 nonresidents.

• “Scrabble® Day.” If Scrabble® is your game, join us at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, for National Scrabble® Day. Activities include playing a few rounds of Scrabble® and enjoying some refreshments. The two-hour session costs $3/$4 nonresidents and occurs at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Drive.

Registration is required by calling 913-831-3359 or visiting the Cards and Game page at jcprd.com/50plus.